'Indeed, the windows in the superstructure and stateroom feature the newest generation of the so-called “smart glass.” Technology developed by the U.S. firm Research Frontiers and licensed to Canadian manufacturer Diamond Sea Glaze allows the glass to transition to a darker color to keep out heat, light and UV rays. Unlike passive photo-reactive glass,SPD Smart Glass uses an electrical current to precisely control the amount of daylight entering the interior and can also switch to opaque for privacy.'
<<Lo says that the Alpha 76 will be followed next year with a flybridge version and in two years by an 86-foot version and then an 86 flybridge. “We believe this is a market we should be in and we are heavily invested in it. The designs are complete and construction is beginning.”>>